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Great Trains East

Great Trains East

13.00

Rediscover the golden age of railroad travel in America's busiest region: the East. This 124-page collectors edition recalls an era of optimism when luxurious trains transported passengers to the country's leading cities including Boston, New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. Featured trains include Baltimore & Ohio's Royal Blue, Norfolk & Western's Powhatan Arrow, Boston & Maine's Flying Yankee, Jersey Central's Blue Comet, and more!

Timeless stories - penned by the best authors in the field - cover the following great trains:

* 20th Century Limited - Considered the most luxurious passenger train in America, this New York to Chicago train was New York Central's crown jewel.

* Broadway Limited - Operated by Pennsylvania Railroad, this all-Pullman train was the Century's chief rival.

* Champion and Silver Meteor - These two stainless-steel streamliners whisked vacationers from the wintery Northeast to sunny Florida.

* Merchants Limited - An all first-class train between two of America's greatest cities - New York and Boston.

And many more! £ 13.00 + £1 UK p&p
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Great Trains West

Great Trains West

12.00

Popular passenger trains of the West

Explore the great passenger trains that roamed the vast lands west of Chicago, St. Louis, and New Orleans. This 124-page, large-format collectors edition recalls the era when fleets of colorful streamliners dashed across the plains and snaked through the mountains of the American West.

The stories include:

Saga of the UP Streamliners

To Los Angeles on the Sunset

Scheduled for Scenery

The North Coast Makes Up Time

The Clean Window Train

Story of the Super Chief

Plus, SP's Daylights, the Rocky Mountain Rocket, and more!
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Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line Vol.1

Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line Vol.1

21.00

No other mainline into Chicago from the east boasts as much rail traffic or variety as that of Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line. This high-density double track mainline sees a great deal of moves everyday, from unit oil and ethanol moves to hot intermodals to general freights and everything in between. Additional moves from Amtrak's Michigan and Eastern Services bring a good deal of passenger flavor to this corridor and we'll see them too.

Pooled power is plentiful, and you'll see examples of this from roads like Union Pacific, Canadian National, Ferromex and others. Haulage moves from Canadian Pacific and CSX also make appearances on their mains. Norfolk Southern's Heritage Power also finds its way into the production, and we'll see several of them on our journey, including the Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Reading, Norfolk Southern, Central New Jersey and others.

Shot in all seasons of the year, traffic will be seen in all kinds of conditions, from warm summer days to the cold, blowing winter snow squalls typical for this region of the Midwest. Endangered signals dating back to predecessors Pennsylvania and New York Central also form great backdrops for trains, at a time when NS is just starting to renew a lot of the lineside signal hardware on this western end of the system.

From urban railroading to gritty steel mill scenes to rural Indiana country sides, these places all combine to typify what this busy line is all about. Come witness the action as Volume 1 commences on Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line, Chicago to Elkhart, by By C. Vision Productions.

Running Time 2 hours, narration on/off feature, stereo sound, on screen graphics
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CALUMET RAILS Volume 2

CALUMET RAILS Volume 2

21.00

The Calumet Region is the name given to the geographic areas drained by the Grand Calumet River and the Little Calumet River of northwestern Illinois and Indiana. In this region, many Chicago-destined rail lines that come from the east make a turn along with the southern edge of Lake Michigan. Several north-south lines radiating from the city cross these lines, making for a good deal of rail intersections within a very compact area. Add in all the heavy industry along the lakeshore and one can see why to this day there's such a proliferation of rail traffic in this geographical region. In volume two of our two part series we will examine rail operations of the region, within the state of Indiana. Locations include Indiana Harbor, Calumet Tower, Grasselli and Gibson. Canadian National Operations on the east end of their Matteson Subdivison are also featured at spots like Ivanhoe and Griffith and we'll close the show with a look at some moves west of Gary in the vicinity of Tolleston. Colorful scenes of railroading on this fascinating side of Chicago conclude in Calumet Rails, Volume Two from C. Vision Productions.

* Running Time 2 hours * WIDESCREEN DVD

* May be viewed with or without narration. By CVision Productions Ref D505

DVD Regular Price £22

NEW RELEASE OFFER £21 INTRODUCTORY PRICES ONLY UNTIL 17th March 2017
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Canada's FRASER CANYON

Canada's FRASER CANYON

21.00

Travel with 7idea Productions to beautiful British Columbia, Canada where both Canadian Pacific and Canadian National traverse the rugged Fraser Canyon. Cutting a deep swath through the Cascade Range, this is an important link in the trans-Canada rail network connecting Vancouver with Montreal.

This program follows each line's course along opposite banks of the Fraser River between Hope and the confluence with the Thompson River at Lytton. These competing railways operate jointly in the canyon. Eastbounds use Canadian Pacific's Cascade and Thompson Subdivisions, while westbounds travel over Canadian National's Ashcroft and Yale Subs.

One of the many highlights of the canyon are the Cisco Bridges where both railways cross the river with the CN flying over the CP. Our summer and winter visits reveal the grand seasonal contrast of the canyon's appearance. Add to that a great variety of trains from hot shot intermodals, to coal, grain, potash, mixed merchandise, and the Rocky Mountaineer and you will know why railfans the world over love visiting Canada's Fraser Canyon! This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 37 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions Ref D508

DVD Regular Price £22 NEW RELEASE OFFER £21

INTRODUCTORY PRICES ONLY UNTIL 19th May 2017
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CHICAGO DVD, America's Railroad Capital

CHICAGO DVD, America's Railroad Capital

21.00

In this DVD, Chicago, America's Railroad Capital, you'll discover how the third largest U.S. city became the nation's most important hub, serving six of North America's largest railroads. Along with its robust commuter system, more rail traffic passes through Chicago than any other city in America.

This special 60-minute video from Trains magazine features historical information and contemporary footage of passenger and freight trains, commuter lines, stations, modernization projects, and hot spots - giving you an up-to-date, behind-the-scenes look at what makes this busy hub so special.

Approximate running time: 60 minutes

By Kalmbach DVD Regular Price £22

NEW RELEASE OFFER £21 UNTIL 17th March 2017
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East

15.95

83 maps

Covers Ohio, Indiana and Lower Michigan.

New Revised edition incl. interurban lines available Jan 05

PUBLICATION DATE 2005
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BOTH CALUMET Vols 1 & 2 for £40 only

BOTH CALUMET Vols 1 & 2 for 40 only

BOTH Chicago DVD & Special Issue Magazine

BOTH Chicago DVD & Special Issue Magazine

Canada's FRASER CANYON

Canada's FRASER CANYON

22.00

Travel with 7idea Productions to beautiful British Columbia, Canada where both Canadian Pacific and Canadian National traverse the rugged Fraser Canyon. Cutting a deep swath through the Cascade Range, this is an important link in the trans-Canada rail network connecting Vancouver with Montreal.

This program follows each line's course along opposite banks of the Fraser River between Hope and the confluence with the Thompson River at Lytton. These competing railways operate jointly in the canyon. Eastbounds use Canadian Pacific's Cascade and Thompson Subdivisions, while westbounds travel over Canadian National's Ashcroft and Yale Subs.

One of the many highlights of the canyon are the Cisco Bridges where both railways cross the river with the CN flying over the CP. Our summer and winter visits reveal the grand seasonal contrast of the canyon's appearance. Add to that a great variety of trains from hot shot intermodals, to coal, grain, potash, mixed merchandise, and the Rocky Mountaineer and you will know why railfans the world over love visiting Canada's Fraser Canyon! This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 37 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions
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Erie Lackawanna

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Erie - DL&W - EL Trackside with Bob Krone

Erie - DL&W - EL Trackside with Bob Krone

Ref: 1605


Price: 50.00

Bob Krone

This book features many of Bob Krone's early photographs of the Erie, DL&W and EL in New Jersey and New York beginning in 1955 showing first generation diesels at their best. Trackside shots of steam and diesel by the late Robert F. Collins from 1949 through 1976 are also included to complete the coverage from the Hudson River to western New York State.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 8: New York Division

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 8: New York Division

Ref: 1469


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

The New York Division was the busiest division on the EL comprised of a tangle of suburban commuter lines and freight routes. Photographers Al Holtz and Bill Rosenberg captured the workings of this dynamic division from New York City and out to the Delaware River.

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 3: The East End Larry DeYoung

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 3: The East End Larry DeYoung

Ref: 1032


Price: 50.00

Larry DeYoung

This work highlights the former DL&W mainline, Bloomsburg Branch and myriad New Jersey branches. Vividly illustrated in that wonderful time, the route is Binghamton thru Scranton down to Hoboken before heading up to Suffern on the “Erie” side.


Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 7: Mahoning Division

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 7: Mahoning Division

Ref: 1429


Price: 50.00

A journey through the Company's most highly-industrialized division with a veteran Mahoning Division employee. Journey with us to take a look at the division that produced more revenue annually than the balance of the Railroad.


Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins

Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins

Ref: 1034


Price: 50.00

Larry DeYoung

The third Trackside book covers the dean of Erie Railroad photography, the late Bob Collins, through more than 225 vintage views of steam and diesel.


Trackside Erie to Conrail with Robert F. Collins

Trackside Erie to Conrail with Robert F. Collins

Ref: 1379


Price: 50.00

by John R. Canfield

Bob Collins was not only a lifelong railfan photographer but a railroad employee. Follow both his hobby and avocation on the Erie Railroad through the colorful Erie Lackawanna years and onto Conrail and NJ Transit. Bob's wanderings took him all over the former Erie system during those years and his wonderful photography is preserved herein.

Erie Railroad In Color Volume 2

Erie Railroad In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1369


Price: 50.00

By Stephen M. Timko

A fond system-wide look back at steam and diesel operations by noted Erie authority Timko.

Trackside along the Erie Railroad and its Connections with Jim Kostibos

Trackside along the Erie Railroad and its Connections with Jim Kostibos

Ref: 1347


Price: 50.00

by Jim Kostibos

An all-color retrospective on the Erie and EL and key freight connections east of Hornell, NY.

Lackawanna Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 3: Scranton to Buffalo

Lackawanna Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 3: Scranton to Buffalo

Ref: 1339


Price: 50.00

Chuck Yungkurth

Scranton native Chuck Yungkurth takes the reader on an all-color tour of the DL&W's stations, towers and other buildings in Scranton and on west

Lackawanna RR Facilities In Color Volume 2: Dover to Scranton

Lackawanna RR Facilities In Color Volume 2: Dover to Scranton

Ref: 1311


Price: 50.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Out of the suburban zone and out into the countryside of NJ and eastern Pennsylvania to see "Mile for Mile the Most Highly Developed RR in America."

Erie Lackawana Through Passenger Service In Color Vol. 2 1965-1970

Erie Lackawana Through Passenger Service In Color Vol. 2 1965-1970

Ref: 1303


Price: 50.00

by John J. Boehner

The PHOEBE SNOW, some lesser trains and THE LAKE CITIES are examined as EL winds up its long distance passenger service.

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 2: New York State

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 2: New York State

Ref: 1278


Price: 50.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Station-by-station, tower-by-tower, the journey west continues across the Empire State looking at facilities on the Erie and EL. Terminals, shops, interiors, bridges, even some trains passing by!


Erie Lackawanna Trackside with the McCarthys

Erie Lackawanna Trackside with the McCarthys

Ref: 1274


Price: 50.00

by Jos.H., Jos. M. and John A. McCarthy \nJoe McCarthy's two sons accompanied him on photographic expeditions on the Erie Lackawanna and grew up with their own photographic interpretation of the Friendly Service Route.

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 1: New Jersey

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 1: New Jersey

Ref: 1268


Price: 50.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

First in a three-volume set that will examine the stations, towers, shops, and just about anything else not-on-wheels along the Erie Main Line and its branches in the Garden State, chiefly during the Erie Lackawanna years.

EL Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

EL Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1031


Price: 50.00

by Larry DeYoung

Over 325 broadsides and three-quarter views of Erie Lackawanna rolling stock are detailed in brilliant color in this book. While not the richest road the EL rostered some very interesting freight and passenger cars; some inherited from predecessors ERIE and DL&W and some purchased new.

Erie / DL&W Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Erie / DL&W Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1120


Price: 50.00

by Larry DeYoung and Mike DelVecchio

View the freight, passenger and non-revenue equipment of the Erie Railroad and Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad through more than 300 color photographs. Examine the many workaday freight and commuter cars as well as the passenger cars of the through trains of these two roads.

All color 128-page hardcover book.

Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson

Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson

Ref: 1125


Price: 50.00

by Mike DelVecchio

One man's quest to capture DL&W steam on color film in the early 1950's. A little CNJ, PRR, NYC, D&H and Erie steam thrown in!

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 1

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1005


Price: 45.00

by David R. Sweetland

A hardcover 128 page, all-color book on the DL&W during the post World War II years featuring the best of steam, electric and diesel operations. Nearly two hundred brilliant color photographs take the reader on a journey on the Route of the Phoebe Snow. These were the diesel years of the Lackawanna, but steam still had an important role to play in both commuter and freight service.

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 2

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1187


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

The steam and diesel operations of the DL&W are examined in more than 240 vintage color photographs.

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 3: The Transition Years

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 3: The Transition Years

Ref: 1188


Price: 50.00

by John R. Canfield

The story of the DL&W's changeover from steam to diesel 1945 to 1960 by this noted former Lackawanna official.

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 2: New York State

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 2: New York State

Ref: 1003


Price: 45.00

by Larry DeYoung

EL expert Larry DeYoung examines the Empire State operations of the Route of Friendly Service from Buffalo/Hornell to Syracuse, Utica and Suffern. Ride the Southern Tier and its extensive branchline system when the EL hosted anything from SD45s to F3s on the head end.

Trackside in the Erie Lackawanna New Jersey Commuter Zone with William J. Brennan

Trackside in the Erie Lackawanna New Jersey Commuter Zone with William J. Brennan

Ref: 1248


Price: 50.00

by William J. Brennan

Bill Brennan’s inspired photography showcases the EL’s commuter service prior to the introductions of the U34CH locomotive and Comet Cars. Stillwells and RS3’s, freight service, branches that haven’t run in almost four decades - it’s all here in this all- Jersey book.

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 5: Merger Memories

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 5: Merger Memories

Ref: 1178


Price: 50.00

by John R. Canfield

Follow the travails of the Erie Railroad and DL&W as they merge into the Erie Lackawanna in 1960 through the eyes (and camera) of a Lackawanna official. The personal anecdotes and opinions of author Canfield make this a delightful story.

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